Taking NAGLAZYME® (galsulfase)

Once you’ve been prescribed NAGLAZYME® (galsulfase), it is important to start the treatment as soon as you can. And once you start, it is important to keep getting your treatments.

In a study of patients taking NAGLAZYME for 96 weeks, patients received 98% of scheduled infusions and saw sustained improvements in endurance.

BioMarin RareConnections™: Uncommon Support for MPS VI (or Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome)

Rare diseases like MPS VI can bring uncommon challenges. BioMarin RareConnections™ is here to help you meet these challenges with the resources and assistance you need to gain access to NAGLAZYME® (galsulfase). When you enroll with BioMarin RareConnections, you will be connected with a Case Manager who can provide a wide array of personalized support services.

Our dedicated and experienced Case Magangers will provide guidance on how you can gain access to NAGLAZYME® (galsulfase) by:

  • Helping you understand your insurance coverage and financial assistance options
  • Providing you with ongoing product support
  • Working with you and your care team to coordinate delivery and administration of your NAGLAZYME

To enroll, visit BioMarinRareConnections.com.




Contact the BioMarin RareConnectionsTM team for more information by emailing support@biomarin-rareconnections.com or by calling 1-866-906-6100.

Important information to help your treatment

In this part of Naglazyme.com, there are tools and information to help you with your NAGLAZYME therapy.

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Important Safety Information


NAGLAZYME® (galsulfase) is indicated for patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI; Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome). NAGLAZYME has been shown to improve walking and stair-climbing capacity.

Important Safety Information

Severe and life-threatening allergic reactions can occur during NAGLAZYME (galsulfase) infusions and up to 24 hours after infusion. Typical signs of an allergic reaction include shock, difficulty breathing, wheezing, swelling of the throat, and low blood pressure. If a severe allergic reaction occurs during infusion, the infusion should be stopped immediately and you should receive medical attention. Contact your doctor or get medical help right away if you develop any severe symptoms after infusion.

In clinical trials, most patients developed antibodies to NAGLAZYME treatment. There was no clear relationship between antibody formation and the safety or effectiveness of NAGLAZYME.

Serious and severe infusion reactions are associated with NAGLAZYME, including hives, chest pain, rash, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, swelling, fever, and eye irritation. You should receive medication such as antihistamines before NAGLAZYME infusions to reduce the risk of infusion reactions. If an infusion reaction occurs, the infusion should be slowed or stopped and you may be given additional medication.

The most common side effects of NAGLAZYME seen in clinical trials were rash, pain, hives, fever, itching, chills, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and difficulty breathing. The most common side effects requiring medical attention are infusion-related effects.

These are not all of the possible side effects with NAGLAZYME. Talk to your doctor if you have any symptoms that bother you or that do not go away.

NAGLAZYME is a prescription medicine. Before treatment with NAGLAZYME, it is important to discuss your medical history with your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are taking any medication and if you are allergic to any medicines. Your doctor will decide if NAGLAZYME is right for you. If you have questions or would like more information about NAGLAZYME, contact your doctor.

Spinal cord damage may occur due to the natural MPS VI disease process. Signs of spinal cord injury include back pain, loss of bladder and bowel control, numbness, and paralysis. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop any of these symptoms.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. at 1-866-906-6100, or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or go to www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For more information, call BioMarin RareConnections at 1-866-906-6100.

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